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WATCH: Thursday Walkthrough with Lovie Smith | 2017 Game 8

Illinois head coach Lovie Smith sits down with former Illini All-American Martin O'Donnell to talk about dual-threat QBs, great linebackers, Brandon Lloyd and more heading to Saturday's Homecoming game against #5 Wisconsin (11 am CT on ESPN) in the latest Carle Thursday Walkthrough.

WATCH: Lovie Smith Post-Practice Interview | 10/24/17

Illinois football head coach Lovie Smith talks about the play of QB Cam Thomas, forcing turnovers and the upcoming Homecoming game against #5 Wisconsin on Saturday (11 am CT on ESPN).

15 college football coaches on the hot seat

It’s late enough in the college football season that we can begin wondering just how much leeway will be given to some of the nation’s most notable coaches. In some instances, those at both big and small schools alike are coaching for their futures. Some can still save themselves, while for others, it’s probably going to be too little, too late.Here is a list of the 15 college football...
Via Larry Brown Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brad Underwood Illinois Media Day Press Conference 10/11/17

Fighting Illini basketball coach Brad Underwood talks about his squad at Illinois Media Day on Oct. 11, 2017.
Via Illinois Fighting Illini Athletics
October 11, 2017  |  Discuss

College coaches on the hot seat at the halfway point of the 2017 season

We are at the halfway point of the college football season, which makes it a good opportunity to see who out there has underwhelmed thus far. Several coaches entered the season squarely on the hot seat and needed strong showings to continue in their current positions. Others have gotten off to tough starts and added their names to an ever-growing list. Some have even turned it around...
October 09, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Illinois Football Participates in Iowa's Wave

The Fighting Illini and fans at Kinnick Stadium wave to kids up above at the University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital on Oct. 7, 2017.
Via Illinois Fighting Illini Athletics
October 09, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mannie Jackson | Illinois Athletics Hall of Fame Induction

Mannie Jackson induction speech as part of the inaugural class of the Illinois Athletics Hall of Fame on Sept. 30, 2017, at State Farm Center in Champaign, Ill. Illini Athletics Hall of Fame: http://fightingillini.com/halloffame
Via Illinois Fighting Illini Athletics
October 05, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mike Dudek | My First Touchdown | Illini Football Gameday Video

2017 Fighting Illini Football Game Day Feature | My First Touchdown – WR Mike Dudek
Via Illinois Fighting Illini Athletics
October 05, 2017  |  Discuss

How do you figure the Chicago Bears?

What’s up with the Chicago Bears? They appear to be the Jekyll and Hyde version of the former Monsters of the Midway.They take the defending NFC Champion Atlanta Falcons down to the wire on opening weekend. Then they get mauled by Tampa Bay in Week 2. They follow that with a win over the Pittsburgh Steelers—a preseason Super Bowl favorite—only to lay another egg on Thursday Night...
Via The Sports Post
October 03, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jerry Colangelo | Illinois Athletics Hall of Fame Induction

Jerry Colangelo induction speech as part of the inaugural class of the Illinois Athletics Hall of Fame on Sept. 30, 2017, at State Farm Center in Champaign, Ill. Karhs was a pioneer for Fighting Illini women's athletics. Illini Athletics Hall of Fame: http://fightingillini.com/halloffame
Via Illinois Fighting Illini Athletics
October 03, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Karol Kahrs | Illinois Athletics Hall of Fame Induction

Dr. Karol Kahrs induction speech as part of the inaugural class of the Illinois Athletics Hall of Fame on Sept. 30, 2017, at State Farm Center in Champaign, Ill. Kahrs was a pioneer for Fighting Illini women's athletics. Illini Athletics Hall of Fame: http://fightingillini.com/halloffame
Via Illinois Fighting Illini Athletics
October 03, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: George Halas | Illinois Athletics Hall of Fame Induction

Viginia McCaskey, daughter of the late George Halas and principal owner of the Chicago Bears, gave a speech on behalf of Halas and the deceased members of the inaugural class of the Illinois Athletics Hall of Fame on Sept. 30, 2017, at State Farm Center in Champaign, Ill. Illini Athletics Hall of Fame: http://fightingillini.com/halloffame
Via Illinois Fighting Illini Athletics
October 03, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Illinois Athletics Hall of Fame - Craig Virgin Interview

Fighting Illini Hall of Fame inductee Craig Virgin talks about what it means to be a part of the inaugural class with so many other Illini legends.
Via Illinois Fighting Illini Athletics
September 28, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Illinois Athletics Hall of Fame - Perdita Felicien Interview

Fighting Illini women's track and field legend and Olympian Perdita Felicien reflects on the lasting impact the University of Illinois has had on her life.
Via Illinois Fighting Illini Athletics
September 28, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Whitman Talks Expansion | 2017 Illini Football Preview Show

University of Illinois Director of Athletics Josh Whitman goes in-depth with Ryan Baker on the upcoming Memorial Stadium Renovation plans | 2017 Fighting Illini Football Preview Show, presented by Dynegy. Illinois Renaissance Website: http://illinoisrenaissance.com
Via Illinois Fighting Illini Athletics
September 21, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Illinois blocks two field-goals, scores on return against USF

South Florida continues to do some funky things during Charlie Strong’s first year at the helm. On Friday night against Illinois, following a successful first offensive possession, kicker Emilio Nadelman had his field-goal attempt blocked by Illinois. Then on the next offensive possession, following a gorgeous touchdown throw by Quinton Flowers to Deangelo Antoine, Nadelman had his...
Via Sportsnaut
September 16, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Illinois Football LB Del'Shawn Phillips Post-Practice Interview 9/5/17

FightingIllini.com's Marissa Sulek talked to junior LB Del'Shawn Phillips about how the team is preparing for the Week 2 matchup with Western Kentucky on Saturday (7 pm CT on BTN)
Via Illinois Fighting Illini Athletics
September 06, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Illinois Football OL Nick Allegretti Post-Practice Interview 9/5/17

FightingIllini.com's Marissa Sulek talked to junior OL Nick Allegretti about how the team is preparing for the Week 2 matchup with Western Kentucky on Saturday (7 pm CT on BTN)
Via Illinois Fighting Illini Athletics
September 06, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Illinois Football WR Malik Turner Post-Practice Interview 8/29/17

FightingIllini.com's Marissa Sulek talked to senior WR Malik Turner about the team's season-opener vs. Ball State coming up on Saturday (11 am CT on BTN)
Via Illinois Fighting Illini Athletics
August 30, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Chayce Crouch Mic'd Up | 2017 Illini Football Preview Show

All-access with Fighting Illini junior quarterback Chayce Crouch during a 2017 Training Camp practice | 2017 Fighting Illini Football Preview Show, presented by Dynegy. Full Show » http://bit.ly/2017IlliniFBPreviewShow
Via Illinois Fighting Illini Athletics
August 27, 2017  |  Discuss
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